Facebook expanding its Montreal AI lab to quadruple the number of researchers

Facebook doesn’t make magnetic resonance imaging machines and has no plans to start. But that hasn’t stopped researchers at the social networking giant’s Montreal artificial intelligence lab from working with NYU School of Medicine to make MRI scans faster and more accurate. Facebook celebrated the one-year anniversary of the Montreal lab Thursday by highlighting the…

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Pinterest launches influencer marketing program with eight new partners

BY Josh Loh ON 20 September 2018      1 min read Pinterest has announced its new influencer marketing program designed to streamline collaborations between brands and creators on the platform. Open Influence, HYPR, Klear, AspireIQ, Mavrck, IZEA, Influence.co and Obvious.ly will be joining Pinterest’s Marketing Partners ecosystem as the platform makes its expansion into influencer marketing.…

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Facebook plans voter drive, partners with Democratic/Republican Institutes – TechCrunch

Facebook will push users to register to vote through a partnership with TurboVote, has partnered with the International Republican Institute and National Democratic Institute nonprofits to monitor foreign election interference and will publish a weekly report of trends and issues emerging from its new political ads archive. Facebook has also confirmed that its election integrity…

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